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CHOC offers medical care to children with certain medical conditions, including genetic variations in the X and Y chromosomes and differences in genital development, and/or with non-conforming gender expressions.
Navigating the Endocrine Essentials: What the General Practitioner Needs to Know about Prediabetes, Thyroid, Puberty, and Transgender Care
The endocrine system is a complex collection of hormone-producing glands that control basic body functions such as metabolism, growth and sexual development.
Struggling to teach your child about periods? Let the experts at CHOC help guide you through the conversation with these useful tips.
Every little boy and girl grows up and goes through the stage of life called puberty. Hormones are responsible for many of the changes that they go through.
Middle childhood brings many changes in a child's life. CHOC provided some information on how children develop from 6 to 12 years. during this stage.
The teenage years bring many changes, not only physically, but also mentally and socially. Learn about what to expect during your child's adolescence development.
CHOC Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery provides expert treatment for all conditions needing general surgery, in a pediatric setting and with 24/7 access to specially trained surgeons.
If your child has excessively sweaty hands or feet, it may be a sign of palmar or plantar hyperhidrosis. Learn the hyperhidrosis causes, symptoms, & treatment.
The postdoctoral fellowships at CHOC offer advanced training in the area of pediatric and/or child psychology.
CHOC pediatric surgeon Dr. Mustafa Kabeer explains in this video what pectus excavatum is and how it is treated.
Dr. Eric Ball, a CHOC Children’s pediatrician, appeared on SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio to discuss teens and insomnia, including how much sleep teens need, how puberty affects sleep cycles, and proper sleep hygiene.
CHOC nurse manager Lisa Turni shares how having surgery as a teenager would ultimately inspire her career path.
If Mom and Dad are dieting, what about the kids? Should they also follow these diets, or do growing children need a more balanced diet?
CHOC Chief Psychologist Dr. Heather Huszti shares insight on the impact of COVID-19 on youth suicide suicide rates in this USA Today article.
Although it sounds healthy, fruit juice is mostly sugar and packs a lot of empty calories. Limit your child’s intake to only 4 ounces of juice per day for healthy eating.
CHOC pediatric endocrinologists help diagnose Prader-Willi Syndrome early and manage the complications that come with it.
What is oppositional defiant disorder (ODD)? Discover ODD causes, symptoms, and treatment here.
Referral guidelines and forms are available to assist physicians in the evaluation and management of pediatric patients.
CHOC Children's endocrinology is recognized for patient care excellence. We offer innovative programs designed to enhance quality of life for patients.
The CHOC Urology Center treats a wide spectrum of pediatric urological conditions and disorders in both male and female patients.
Understanding your child’s growth and development stages and milestones is an important part of parenting. Use this guide from CHOC to follow along with your child's milestones.
By becoming familiar with how it feels when everything is normal will make it easier to notice if something ever does change.
CHOC's Pectus Treatment Program specializes in treating children with pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum. Learn more about our minimally invasive procedures and our team of experts.
The goal of osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone disease) treatment is to prevent deformities and fractures and allow a child to function independently.